Sandy Williams

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We learned that yesterday, Sandy Williams, a prominent civil rights leader in Spokane passed away.  Spokesman Review article with more information. There are no words to convey the deep loss experienced throughout our community by Sandy’s passing. As we became aware of this terrible news, leadership and staff at our agency shared memories and stories …

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Women of Achievement 2022 Event Recap

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Women of Achievement Alumnae attending the 2022 luncheon. Together, with the support of our guests and event sponsors, we raised $320,000 at YWCA Spokane’s 40th year of the Women of Achievement Awards Luncheon. On Thursday, March 24th, 2022, YWCA Spokane gathered together with over 930 amazing friends and supporters from the Spokane community to celebrate …

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2022 Young Woman of Achievement Award Honoree

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Congratulations Sarah! Thank You for Living Out YWCA Spokane’s Mission Born and raised in Southern California, Sarah Dixit moved to Spokane for college in 2014, where she studied Sociology at Whitworth University. As a student, she formed a campus chapter for Generation Action – a reproductive rights club run by students for students – and …

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2022 Science, Technology & Environment Award Honoree

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Congratulations Oladunni! Thank You for Living Out YWCA Spokane’s Mission Oladunni Oluwoye is devoted to driving meaningful change in our world and is making a significant impact through her work as an assistant professor in the Washington State University (WSU) Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine and as co-director of the Washington State Center for …

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2022 Government and Public Service Award Honoree

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Congratulations Alison! Thank You for Living Out YWCA Spokane’s Mission Alison Gregoire is the first woman to serve as criminal chief for the Eastern District of Washington United States Attorney’s Office. Alison was selected for this role because of her exemplary track record of serving at-risk populations, especially victims of crime in Indian Country. Alison …

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